Event Type: Film
Sponsored by: Consulate of France, Washington, DC
Comments: "35 Shots of Rum" - Claire Denis 2008. Films about families and their complications all too often pierce eardrums with shrieks of dysfunction. Amid the din, Claire Denis' sublime "35 Shots of Rum" stands out all the more for its soothing quiet, conveying the easy, frequently nonverbal intimacy between a widowed father and his university-student daughter.
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